The helpers of Tiamat were placed by her under the command of a god called KINGU who is TAMMUZ.
"The Babylonian Legends of the Creation" by British Museum
The festival of Tammuz is precisely analogous to the European festival of St. John's Day.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Five things happened to our forefathers on the 17th of Tammuz, and five on the 9th of Ab.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
Tammuz June and July.
"The Bible Book by Book" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
In Babylonia these deities were represented by Tammuz and Ishtar.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
We know Tammuz, "the true son," best by one of his titles, Adonis, the Lord or King.
"Ancient Art and Ritual" by Jane Ellen Harrison
To them, therefore, the fourth and fifth months, Tammuz (or Du'zu) and Ab respectively, are sacred.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
The Adonis myth.+ There was in the worship of Ishtar wailing for Tammuz (Adonis).
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The fast of the seventeenth of Tammuz came round.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
From Tammuz we naturally pass to Istar, one of the few goddesses of old Babylonia, and by far the most famous of them.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies